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    New church dedicated to Saint Luke the Surgeon to open in Nafplio
    Apr22

    New church dedicated to Saint Luke the Surgeon to open in Nafplio

    The finishing touches were being put over the weekend on the new Greek Orthodox Church of Saint Luke the Surgeon, Archbishop of Crimea, on the outskirts of Nafplio in the northern Peloponnese. Slated for inauguration next Saturday, the church contains icons and wood-carvings executed by Russian masters and will also have a small museum in the...

    ‘It’s Stupid to Be Afraid’: Italian Politician on Yalta Economic Forum in Crimea
    Apr22

    ‘It’s Stupid to Be Afraid’: Italian Politician on Yalta Economic Forum in Crimea

    Last year, the local legislature of Liguria, just like the parliaments of several other Italian regions, urged the central government to recognize Crimea’s reunification with Russia and ask the EU to lift the sanctions it imposed on Russia in 2014. “I came here with a the hope for a better future because ending the sanctions and recognizing...

    Russia is trying to “sow chaos” in Europe by betting big on Marine Le Pen and France’s far right
    Apr22

    Russia is trying to “sow chaos” in Europe by betting big on Marine Le Pen and France’s far right

    Less than a month before the fiercely contested French presidential election, far-right candidate Marine Le Pen was campaigning not in Nantes or Lyon but in Moscow, where she had an unannounced meeting with Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin. After exchanging pleasantries with Russia’s leader, a politician for whom she is not shy in expressing...

    Russian FM presses Tillerson on Syria probe
    Apr22

    Russian FM presses Tillerson on Syria probe

    MOSCOW: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov voiced “regret” in a phone call with his US counterpart on Friday (Saturday in Manila) at Washington’s opposition to a Moscow-backed plan to investigate an alleged chemical attack in Syria. In the call with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson which “took place at US initiative,” Lavrov raised the...

    Saka stone houses in Central Kazakhstan shed light on Kazakh nomadic culture, archaeologist says
    Apr22

    Saka stone houses in Central Kazakhstan shed light on Kazakh nomadic culture, archaeologist says

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The study of the settlements of the Saka, also referred to as Scythians, ancient tribes that lived in what is now modern-day Kazakhstan, is one of the main tasks for Kazakh archaeologists seeking to fill in the blank spots of the region’s history....

    Upcoming OPEC meeting may prove ineffective: expert
    Apr22

    Upcoming OPEC meeting may prove ineffective: expert

    The upcoming OPEC meeting may prove ineffective, says Valentin Zemlyansky, director for energy programs at the Center of World Economy and International Relations of the Ukraine National Academy of Sciences. …read more Source:...

    Exxon Mobil Will Not Be Exempt From Russia Trade Sanctions
    Apr22

    Exxon Mobil Will Not Be Exempt From Russia Trade Sanctions

    US oil giant Exxon Mobil will not be allowed to resume drilling in Russia after US President Donald Trump vowed to uphold sanctions, The BBC has reported. The US Treasury Department said that, after talks with Mr Trump, it would not waive trade sanctions on Russia for US firms seeking to restart work. It had been reported that Exxon, the...

    Two Years On, No Second Thoughts On Opening Ukraine’s KGB Archives ‘To Everyone’
    Apr22

    Two Years On, No Second Thoughts On Opening Ukraine’s KGB Archives ‘To Everyone’

    On the second anniversary of Ukraine’s groundbreaking law on opening the country’s Soviet-era secret-police archives, RFE/RL spoke with archive Director Andriy Kohut about why such access is crucial and how the new law is being implemented. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Estonia affirms commitment to development cooperation with Ukraine
    Apr22

    Estonia affirms commitment to development cooperation with Ukraine

    Ukraine remains a priority country for Estonian development cooperation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Director General of the External Economic and Development Cooperation Jüri Seilenthal said at consultations held in Kiev. …read more Source:...

    American state of Wyoming recognized Armenian Genocide
    Apr22

    American state of Wyoming recognized Armenian Genocide

    ArmInfo.The American state of Wyoming recognized the Armenian Genocide. The Armenian National Committee of America reports this, referring to a letter sent by the state Governor Matthew Mead In particular, Mead stated that it is necessary to prevent the repetition of the history and unimaginable atrocities that occurred during the Armenian...